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ID:     81001153
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Leo I
Date Ruled:     AD 457-474
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 462 or 466
Weight:     4.50 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     LEO PE-RPET AVG
Obverse Description:     Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear and shield
Reverse Legend:     VICTORI-A AVGGG / * / Γ / CONOB
Reverse Description:     Victory standing left, holding long cross; star in right field; Γ
Exergue:     CONOB
Mint Mark:     CONOB
Mint:     Constantinople
Primary Reference:     RIC X 605
Reference2:     Depeyrot 93/1
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, small scrape near edge on reverse.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 1153 From the Norman Frank Collection.